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European Heritage Days

Cultural Heritage Days

9.8.2019 – The 2019 European Heritage Days (#EHDs), a joint initiative of the European Commission and the Council of Europe since 1999, and supported by the Creative Europe Programme are taking place across Europe from August to October. This year’s theme is “Arts and Entertainment”. Involving over 70,000 events, the European Heritage Days are the [...]

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Public consultation on non-formal and informal learning

public consultation

7.8.2019 – The European Commission has opened a public consultation to seek opinions on the evaluation of non-formal and informal learning. People develop skills outside education (e.g. through work experience, volunteering or sport). If such skills are not validated – documented, assessed and certified by an authority – they risk to be wasted. The Recommendation [...]

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European Labor Authority

social Europe

31.8.2019 – Today the regulation establishing the European Labor Authority and the Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Directive enter into force . This is an important milestone that will  bring the European Pillar of Social Rights to life. The European Labor Authority will ensure that EU citizens and businesses can count on a fair and [...]

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New EU reglation

wifi

30.7.2019 – The new EU rules will enter into force tomorrow to create a fair, transparent, innovative and trusted environment for businesses and merchants using online platforms, including online marketplaces, reservation sites, application stores and search engines. The rules will apply directly from 12 July 2020 in all EU Member States. T. i. the Platforms-to-Business [...]

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July infringements package

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25.7.2019 – In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. For more [...]

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Motovun film festival

Motovun filmski festival

20.7.2019 – The 21st film festival in Motovun will take place from 23rd to 27th of July. More than 100 films will be shown, and among the guests there are some very interesting artists. Honorary Guest is a director Andrew Bujalski. The ecological awareness of the organizers certainly contributed to the non-use of single – [...]

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National risk assesment of 5G

G5

19.7.2019 – Following the Commission Recommendation for a common European approach to the security of 5G networks, 24 EU Member States have now completed the first step and submitted national risk assessments. These assessments will feed into the next phase, a EU-wide risk assessment which will be completed by 1 October. National risk assessments include an [...]

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Early music festival

festival Brežice

19.7.2019 – The concerts of early music with top artists from all over the world in the most beautiful cultural monuments of Slovenia will take place in August. More: here The press conferences of  the Seviqc Brežice 2019 will take place on: Tuesday, 30.7.2019, 11:30, Zagreb, Slovenski dom, Masarykova 13 Wednesday, 31.7.2019, 11:00, Brežice, Kavarna [...]

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Ursula von der Leyen zbrala zadostno podporo

Ursula van Lyden

16.7.2019 – On 16 July 2019 Ursula von der Leyen, Candidate for President of the European Commission, presented her political guidelines for the upcoming five years to the Members of European Parliament. She manage to obtain the support needed to obtain the position of the EC President. A European by heart and by conviction, the Candidate [...]

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EU population over 513 million

Statistika rojstva 2019

10.7.2019 – On 1 January 2019,the population of the European Union (EU) was estimated at almost 513.5million, compared with 512.4million on1 January 2018.During 2018, more deaths than births were recorded in the EU (5.3milliondeaths and 5.0 million births), meaning that the natural change of the EU population was negative for a second consecutive year. The [...]

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Summit between EU and Ukraine

ukraina

8.7.2019 – The 21st bilateral summit between the European Union and Ukraine takes place in Kyiv this afternoon, with Ukraine’s progress in its reform path, supported by the European Union, high on the agenda. The summit will be the first since the new President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, took office on 20 May, and follows [...]

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Western Balkans Summit

Western Balkans

5.7. 2019 – At the Poznań Summit on the Western Balkans, the EU confirmed its commitment to strengthen cooperation with the region with a set of concrete measures focusing on five key areas: transport and energy, digital, economy, security and good neighbourly relations. Heads of Government, Foreign Ministers, Ministers of Economy and Interior from the [...]

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David Sassoli is a new President of the European Parliament

David Sassoli

3.7.2019 – Today, MEPs elected David Sassoli as the new President of the European Parliament. He received 345 of the 667 valid ballots in the second round. David Sassoli was born on May 30, 1956 in Florence. Since 2009, he has been re-elected to the Italian Democratic Party (S & D) for the third term [...]

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Free European movies

Dolce vita

28.6.2019 – This summer, European film classics will be screened in some of Europe’s most iconic cultural heritage venues. From tomorrow until the end of September, classic films from across the EU will be screened free of charge in a wide variety of venues in 13 EU countries – from small towns to capital cities – [...]

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Three quarters of all trips within their own country

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27.6.2019 – In 2017, EU residents made 1.3 billion trips with overnight stays that amounted to almost 6.4 billion nights. Theaverage trip length was 5.1 nights. Compared with 2016,the number of tourism trips by EU residents increased by 4%.Three quarters (73%) of all trips were spent within the country of residence (domestic trips), while one [...]

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